Actor Tom Hanks really is feeling lucky, as the two-time Oscar winner is now a Tony nominee after his Broadway debut in the play, “Lucky Guy.”
The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.
“Matilda: The Musical” is a witty musical adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl and is true to his bleak vision of childhood as a savage battleground.
What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.
Holland Taylor, the actress, playwright, TV and film star, will undoubtedly get a Tony nomination for Best Actress for her performance in “Ann,” a tribute to Ann Richards.
Tony Award-winning playwright Tracy Letts will likely be nominated as Best Actor for his performance in the Steppenwolf Theater Company’s stunning revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
Ever since “Chicago” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003, Hollywood seems to be going back to Broadway for its material, like it did back in the ’50s and ’60s.
With so many great Tony Award performances of the past, how do you pick a top 10? Here is a look at a few undeniable legends that stand out from years past.
The quirky Trey Anastasio musical about Texans trying to win a truck is very likely to be Tony-nominated for Best Musical. It has great music and a warm-hearted plot. It just had a title that it couldn’t overcome.
Douglas Carter Beane’s play about swishy vaudeville comics who are often straight but may not be is a strong candidate for Best Play of the season.
Nathan Lane is beloved by audiences and Tony voters, and is certain to be one of the nominees for Best Actor for his performance in “The Nance.”
Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.
A list of winners from Sunday’s Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre.
When Cristin Milioti arrived at her final audition for the musical “Once,” her palms were slick with sweat, and she felt like she was going to pass out.
The explosion of performances is an attempt to showcase as much on Broadway as possible and also an implicit admission that there’s no clear, dying-to-see-it front-running musical like last year’s juggernaut, “The Book of Mormon.”